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Siri Håvås Haugland

Head of Department

Head of department

C5055 ( Jon Lilletuns vei 9, Grimstad )

Siri Håvås Haugland has a masters degree in social work, and a PhD in public health and general practice from the Norwegian University of science and technology (NTNU). Her PhD-thesis from 2014 was  "HAZARDOUS ALCOHOL USE ACROSS GENERATIONS. Parental and offspring hazardous alcohol use in the Nord Trøndelag Health Study».

Siri has worked within the drug and alcohol field since 1996, primarily at a regional resource center for drug and alchol research, treatment and prevention. She has also workexperience from project management, planning and clinical work with young substance users. In august 2014 the started working at the University of Agder as an associate professor at the Department of psycosocial health, and from january 2016 as the head of department.

Research interests

  • parental alcohol use and psychosocial health among offspring
  • alcohol's harm to others
  • parenting and psychosocial health
  • public health, population data, registry data
  • young people not in education, employment or training (NEET) and psychosocial health, physical health, and services
  • mental health among adolescents
  • adverse childhood experiences, health, social factors, social inequalities in health

Academic interests

Epidmiology, substance use, family, pparental alcohol use, health, living conditions and living habits among marginalized groups, substance use among adolecents, adverse childhood experiences

Scientific publications

  • Haugland, Siri Håvås; Coombes, Lindsey; Strandheim, Arve (2019). Are Sexually Offensive or Violent Experiences More Common among Adolescents Exposed to Parental Alcohol Intoxication?. Child Abuse Review http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1002/%28ISSN%291099-0852. ISSN: 0952-9136. 28 (5). s 366 - 380. doi:10.1002/car.2583.
  • Haugland, Siri Håvås; Coombes, Lindsey; Stea, Tonje Holte (2019). Associations between parenting and substance use, meal pattern and food choices: A cross-sectional survey of 13,269 Norwegian adolescents. Preventive Medicine Reports. ISSN: 2211-3355. 14doi:10.1016/j.pmedr.2019.100862.
  • Stea, Tonje Holte; Ridder, Karin de; Haugland, Siri Håvås (2019). Comparison of risk-behaviors among young people who are not in education, employment or training (NEET) versus high school students. A cross-sectional study. Norsk Epidemiologi. ISSN: 0803-2491. 28 (1/2). s 39 - 47. doi:10.5324/nje.v28i1-2.3049.
  • Stea, Tonje Holte; Abildsnes, Eirik; Strandheim, Arve; Haugland, Siri Håvås (2019). Do young people who are not in education, employment or training (NEET) have more health problems than their peers? A cross-sectional study among Norwegian adolescents. Norsk Epidemiologi. ISSN: 0803-2491. 28 (1-2). s 89 - 95. doi:10.5324/nje.v28i1-2.3055.
  • Bachke, Carl Christian; Haugland, Siri Håvås (2019). Mannlige vernepleiere og deres yrkesvalg. Tidsskrift for velferdsforskning. ISSN: 0809-2052. doi:10.18261/issn.2464-3076-2019-02-01.
  • Torstveit, Monica Klungland; Johansen, Bjørn Tore; Haugland, Siri Håvås; Stea, Tonje Holte (2018). Participation in organized sports is associated with decreased likelihood of unhealthy lifestyle habits in adolescents. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports. ISSN: 0905-7188. 28 (11). s 2384 - 2396. doi:10.1111/sms.13250.
  • Bratberg, Grete Helen; Wilsnack, Sharon C.; Wilsnack, Richard; Haugland, Siri Håvås; Krokstad, Steinar; Sund, Erik Reidar; Bjørngaard, Johan Håkon (2016). Gender differences and gender convergence in alcohol use over the past three decades (1984-2008), the HUNT Study, Norway. BMC Public Health. ISSN: 1471-2458. 16 (723). doi:10.1186/s12889-016-3384-3.
  • Haugland, Siri Håvås; Holmen, Turid Lingaas; Krokstad, Steinar; Sund, Erik Reidar; Bratberg, Grete Helen (2015). Intergenerational Hazardous Alcohol Use and Area Factors: The HUNT Study, Norway. Substance Use & Misuse. ISSN: 1082-6084. 50 (14). s 1753 - 1764. doi:10.3109/10826084.2015.1037396.
  • Haugland, Siri Håvås; Holmen, Turid Lingaas; Ravndal, Edle; Bratberg, Grete (2013). Parental alcohol misuse and hazardous drinking among offspring in a general teenage population: gender-specific findings from the Young-HUNT 3 study. BMC Public Health. ISSN: 1471-2458. 13 (1140). doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-1140.
  • Haugland, Siri Håvås; Strandheim, Arve; Bratberg, Grete Helen (2012). Er risikofylt rusmiddelbruk vanligere blant ungdom som har sett foreldrene beruset?. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. ISSN: 0029-2001. 132 (4). s 410 - 413. doi:10.4045/tidsskr.11.0623.
  • Haugland, Siri Håvås (2018). Fagkonferanse om unges helse Foreldres betydning for unges helse..
  • Haugland, Siri Håvås (2018). Forsker på hva foreldres alkoholbruk gjør med barn og unge.
  • Haugland, Siri Håvås (2018). Gjør det egentlig noe å se foreldrene fulle en gang i blant?.

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